Inventore voluptates velit totam ipsa tenetur

Proposal for eight new tourism sites in Bago Region

The Bago Region government is working on developing new travel destinations through developing sites of interest at lakes, reservoirs and waterfalls in the region, according to an official of the Ministry of Hotels and Tourism.

Tentatively, 10 sites in the region were selected and studied by

Read More
Inventore voluptates velit totam ipsa tenetur

Chin State’s historical Sial Lum Fort ready for travellers

The 120-year-old Sial Lum Fort located in Tedim, Chin State is ready for visits from travellers interested in seeing a historical fort where Chin people defended the land from British troops.
In the Siyin dialect of Chin language, ‘Sial Lum’ means “The Fort in the shape of Wild Ox”.
Read More

Inventore voluptates velit totam ipsa tenetur

Ministry offers explanations for the ban on climbing Bagan pagodas

The Ministry of Religious Affairs and Culture explained why the current ban on climbing the Bagan pagodas had been imposed. The ministry released a statement saying that temple climbing was a risk for travellers and there were four serious falls from pagodas in 2016 and 2017 before the ban, as well

Read More
Inventore voluptates velit totam ipsa tenetur

CMAS publishes triannual Ethnic Affairs journal

The Center for Myanmar Affairs Studies (CMAS) published its first issue of the Burmese-language ‘Ethnics Affairs’ journal on July 1. This new publication covers the topics of ethnic traditions, cultures and lifestyles of the various ethnic nationalities of Myanmar.

The first issue of the

Read More